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Maytag Dairy Farm

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Address: 2282 E 8th St N, Newton, IA 50208-8775
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+1 800-247-2458

This farm is famous for its Maytag Blue cheese.

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wonderful cheeses

This place has some wonderful cheeses of different types and ages... you should check this place out.

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Lumberton, North Carolina
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went out of my way purposely to visit the famous Maytag Blue Cheese Factory near Newton, Iowa. Imagine my surprise when, upon arrival, I was told that they had NO CHEESE! The very nice lady at the front counter explained that they had no blue cheese as none had ripened yet. When asked when the cheese would be available,... More 

Thank William B
Lumberton, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place has some wonderful cheeses of different types and ages... you should check this place out.

Thank thomp041
Gilbertsville, Kentucky
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful grounds and location. While interesting, the tour provides limited information and really isn't that informative.

Thank Steve F
Clear Lake, Iowa
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

no cheese but they gave us some t shirts for our efforts in driving there. we will come back in august when cheese will be back on shelves.

Thank jojools2
Monroe, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Was in the area visiting the Iowa Speedway and decided to visit the dairy as it is close by. This is in a office setting with a small retail outlet to sell their Blue cheese and several other varieties. They were very friendly and helpful sampling the different cheeses. Even provided ice packs to place with our cheese as we... More 

Thank LDJ787
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

This is really a retail outlet. The store opens into the company office and people are at their desks as you shop the small coolers of cheese. Make no mistake though, the cheese is fantastic. This is just not much of a destination. The tour is a short video and wrapping of cheese. A missed opportunity. With more effort, this... More 

Thank Mark A
Anchorage, Alaska
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Friends told us about Maytag blue cheese and recommended the stop. There is not too much to the tour but we were greeted with samples of the blue cheese and some of the other cheeses they offer. Maytag blue cheese is the best blue cheese we have ever tasted and it adds so much to our salads and eggs and... More 

Thank Lynne A
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stop at the Maytag Dairy Farm anytime we are anywhere near Newton. Love their blue cheese..............better than any I've ever tasted. Blue cheese is made right there.

Thank dem711
O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

No cows, 2 people wrapping cheese, and a 1970's Maytag video was the gist of our "tour." We did however get to taste many samples of cheese and pick pop corn for free!

Thank STL12345
North Olmsted
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53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Whenever traveling on I-80 in Iowa, this is a must stop for the best blue cheese in America. We also enjoy their smoked Swiss and their spreadable crock Cheddar.

Thank Timothy H

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